Gallus Anonymus

1010 - 1145

Gallus Anonymus

Gallus Anonymus (Polonized variant: Gall Anonim) is the name traditionally given to the anonymous author of Gesta principum Polonorum (Deeds of the Princes of the Poles), composed in Latin about 1115. Gallus is generally regarded as the first historian to have described Poland. His Chronicles are an obligatory text for university courses in Poland's history. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gallus Anonymus has received more than 65,827 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 6,194th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Gallus Anonymus ranks 6,157 out of 14,801Before him are Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, Abd al-Aziz ibn Musa, Anna of Hohenstaufen, Piers Gaveston, 1st Earl of Cornwall, Tippu Tip, and Konrad von Jungingen. After him are Anushtegin Gharchai, Boris Trajkovski, Gyula Gömbös, Roger III of Sicily, Vologases VI, and Mohamed Mahmoud Ould Louly.

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Among people born in 1010, Gallus Anonymus ranks 11Before him are Emperor Renzong of Song, Robert de Craon, Antipope Victor IV, Antipope Honorius II, Benno, and William Iron Arm. After him are Morphia of Melitene and Drogo of Hauteville. Among people deceased in 1145, Gallus Anonymus ranks 3Before him are Pope Lucius II and Abraham bar Hiyya. After him are Zhang Zeduan and Tashfin ibn Ali.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Gallus Anonymus ranks 1,660 out of 3,282Before him are Marco Materazzi (1973), Francesco Algarotti (1712), Antonio Rosmini (1797), Johannes Ciconia (1370), Antonio Salandra (1853), and Felice Romani (1788). After him are Laura Betti (1927), Roger III of Sicily (1175), Gaius Marius the Younger (-109), Realdo Colombo (1516), Publius Decius Mus (-400), and Giulio Alberoni (1664).


Among politicians born in Italy, Gallus Anonymus ranks 407Before him are Galeazzo II Visconti (1320), Isabella of Savoy (1591), Francis Hyacinth, Duke of Savoy (1632), Louis, King of Sicily (1338), Peter Krešimir IV of Croatia (null), and Antonio Salandra (1853). After him are Roger III of Sicily (1175), Gaius Marius the Younger (-109), Publius Decius Mus (-400), Giulio Alberoni (1664), Francesco Maria del Monte (1549), and Margherita Gonzaga, Duchess of Lorraine (1591).

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